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Archives: May 27, 2013

6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre - Urban Farm - Urban Homestead - Growing Your Own Food

Golden Dawn disrupts New York film event

Big Ten Champions! Ohio State Claims Fourth Big Ten Title!!!

May 26: National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

Well this really sucks

Game of Thrones - no episode tonight

Acai & Mango Herbal tea. So sweet. So yummy. What are you drinking tonight?

Some interesting food for thought in this one - "Why the rich don't feel rich"

West Point Sergeant Accused of Secretly Filming Naked Female Cadets

The Ed Show - GOP terrified of ending the war on terror

Let's talk about "Coercive Sex".

Some advice please

Is it legal for a company to mark

Adam Goodes Calls Out Spectator's Racist Comment

Slam Dunk: Dick Durbin smacks down IRS Republican talking points like a Piñata

Thousands remember slain MIT Officer Sean Collier in memorial run~ Boston

How to brush a cat

Hi I am considering a move to the Eugene area

John McCain schools Tea Party senators on how tings REALLY work in congress

Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer

bear shakes it off

Kitty cleans up

Warning: Not for Vegitarians. - The definitive steak guide

Canadian Federal Court confirms the country’s 2011 election was Fraudulent

The GOP are the tricksters. They use the 'bait and switch'. They love it when

The Ed Show - Republicans have a bridge to sell you

What is your favorite element of flavor in food?

The Ed Show - Bob Dole on GOP Closed for repairs

Cross-posting from video discussion.

62 in House push Perry on abortion

Should sex between an 18 year old and someone younger than a specified age always be illegal?

Why soccer players do not make good EMTs.

Dumb Criminals: While Two Men Rob Burger King, Restauarnt Employee Tries To Hide Their Getaway Car

How do Atheists explain death to their children?

Moving target: Corbett(Pa.) has a new excuse to resist Medicaid plan

Chart Showing Difference in Corp Profits & Taxes Paid

happy memoril day

How could we (okay, some of us) not tell Rob Halford was gay?

Pres Obama, Oklahoma Gov Mary Fallin, and Principle of Plaza Towers Elementary School, Amy Simpson

"Majority thinks global warming, clean energy should be priorities"

10 fans injured when TV cable falls on race track

ESO's Very Large Telescope Celebrates 15 Years of Success

Conservatives load up Social Security Tribunal with allies

Anyone watching "Behind the Candelabra"?

Discredited frauds Reinhart and Rogoff lash out at Paul Krugman

Buy American Mention of the Week, 5-26-13

Bolivia Reduces Infant Malnutrition in Half

One Of The Biggest Forces "That's Been Holding Back The Economy Is Finally About To Disappear"

DU'ers who are "Arrested Development" FANS...

TV Will Be a Lot Less Gay Next Year

Canada: Climate activist’s book claims Conservatives tried to silence her

Right wing propaganda. Psychopathic explanation for why min wage raise is bad.

Do you believe in magic?

Temporary bridges planned for fallen I-5 in Wash.

Shade in the garden questions.

For ALL veterans.

"Scarlett Johansson's 'Rodham' Role May Be Playing Hillary Clinton"

UN welcomes agreement between FARC and Colombian Governmant

This must confuse the hell out of our right wing friends in the U.S....

CSA: Confederate States of America

Bobby Brady...Still Jammin'! Get it Now on B-Pel Records and Tapes!

Alton T. Lemon, Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84

Munenori Kawasaki - Great post-game interview...

Supreme Court might dismiss Prop. 8 case on a technicality

TX GOP Agrees: Texas Will Be a Battleground State

Poor Hans...

So they finally admit it. City meetings are opened with God and prayer. (A Personal Experience)

Bill allowing students to carry guns in car trunks headed to governor’s desk

Police beating (another) man to death.

Energy to build it, energy to maintain it.

Why would anybody who isn't a right-wing greedhead WANT OWS gone?

9 year old Activist~

If~ promised us a walk...

Anyone ever had the opportunity to listen to Soviet rock and roll?

Shadow Justice: Secret UK courts break up families

Nap Time

why is this former NRA president and GOP running away?

Garcetti: Recreational pot use is question for voters

Gomez calls Markey ‘pond scum’.. Major Whiner Alert from another republicon..

Iran-Contra Affair was TREASON that went unpunished.

Al Franken goes from top target to heavy favorite for Minnesota Senate


Is this what you heard? - yeah, me too.

United States Senate elections, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders: What Can We Learn from Denmark?

last night i watched the movie "reds".

All aboard!


I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but looking for feedback on steroid shots...

TRUTHOUT: Recommended Op-Ed.

The happiest penguin in the whole word

It seems so quiet. Like the right wing

Anybody watching the NEW 'Arrested Development' episodes?

Shiprock looks just like Disney's Bald Mountain from Fantasia

Anonymous Helps Westboro Hate Group Raise Reported $8,000 For Tornado Victims

Throwing Hayesmakers: Chris Hayes Gleefully Blasts ‘Jackass’ Republicans

Texas Shooting Spree Leaves 2 Dead, 5 Wounded

Shoutout for Pope Francis!

Hashimoto Mayor using Comfort Women victims

It's 42 degrees out. Can't believe I had to turn heat on during Memorial Day Weekend.

From Eggs to Fledglings (Robins)

Happy Memorial Day to all here at the BOG!

Who wants to play the Slap Bill O'Reilly game?

Poems on Kindness in a Time of War

A proposal for moms-to-be

Dog nurses kitten

Kansas state Rep. is certifiably insane!

Philly Expands LGBT Rights, PA House/Senate Might

Philadelphia Expands LGBT Rights, Pennsylvania House & Senate Might

Comic book statues, Lord of the Rings busts and Swarovski crystal figurines

Philadelphia Expands LGBT Rights, Pennsylvania House & Senate Might

Philadelphia Expands LGBT Rights, Pennsylvania House & Senate Might

Romney the Racketeer Chronicles - Part 6: RICO Romney & a Plethora of Nitti's

Two day old baby attacked by pit bull

Dumb Criminals: Judge Arrested While Wearing "Bad Is My Middle Name" Shirt

British Channel 4 documentary/docudrama on the life and works of leftwing folks singer Phil Ochs

so i went to bed and couldn't sleep.

Bolivia, Venezuela ink strategic alliance accord

goodyear, arizona woman jailed in mexico.

May 27: National Grape Popsicle Day

Sam Elliot speaks out about voting republican.

Paul Krugman: The Obamacare Shock

3 feet of snow in upstate NY on Memorial weekend

May 27 1896 – The F4-strength Tornado strikes St. Louis-East St. Louis

Looking for opinions regarding school and work.

Anti-TPP workshop to be held in Bellingham, WA

Best places for study abroad

The 7 most obese states...

Twinkies' Return Is Mostly Sweet News For Kansas Town

Shannyn Moore: Prosecution of Native fishermen is just wrong

Pope says even atheists are redeemed. Vatican says no, the infallible Pope is wrong.

Mobile home residents given better protection

Why Medicare Matters to Women in the United States

WW2 Marine's diary: A brief look at a brief life

If you're looking for a holder for your medals...

John Kerry unveils $4 billion Palestinian investment plan

North Carolina man gets DWI after hitting 4 patrol cars with kid as passenger

*PSA* Be careful buying a used bicycle ~

The Real Numbers: Half of America in Poverty -- and It's Creeping toward 75%

This Memorial Day, How Will You Honor And Thank A Veteran?

Farm Workers, growers disagree on immigration plan

'Greed Is Good': Top 7 Most Piggish Commencement Speeches

There's no holiday from idiocy. Please come CAPTION Sean Hannity!!!

5 Controversial Cases Where Supreme Court Is Poised to Roll Back Civil Rights

Frank Rich: My Gay Surrogate Parent

Maybe he's not such a bad guy after all

IRS "Scandal" - how many Tea Party groups

The new farm bill is an economic disaster

GOP dilemma: draw new voters without irking base

Archdiocese Pays for Health Plan That Covers Birth Control

Pic: A dog's owner is trapped in this car:

Wife Assisted in Flag Raising Today for Memorial Day

Has anyone out there read Dan Brown's new book "Inferno?"

Consider this Crop Circle for the picture of the day

As I Lay Dying Singer on Steroids, Lawyer Says

Girl Scout leadership resorts to RW tactics in bid to sell off summer camps

Reclaiming Our Airwaves: Squawk Radio =/= Bona Fide News

Op-Ed: What if we were REALLY serious about ending poverty?

Get Apocalyptic: Why Radical is the New Normal

Chile blocks Barrick Gold mining project

Money Still Can’t Buy Happiness

The Coupe de France final will be on ESPN3 this Friday.

Alleged abuse by Julie Hermann, New Rutgers AD

What's for Dinner ~ Monday May 27th

Is it just me? When I go to I get it in German.

Tumeric - (Pain Relief)

Syria: EU split over push to lift rebel arms embargo

I've been having the same trouble

Gallup/Pornhub Polls: South has most religious cities and most voracious consumers of porn.

1980s 'crack babies' scare overblown, research shows

IN THE CROSSHAIRSChris Kyle, a decorated sniper, tried to help a troubled veteran.

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 27, 1963

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 27, 1963

Nonbelievers: Beware Nov. 7

Memorial Day 2013

Unrest in Sweden: Jobless Youths Suffer 'Discrimination and Harassment'

"the president thinks you're shallow. And you know that he is right. And you hate him for it."

China Said to Study U.S. Property Investments With Reserves

Russia's Aerospace Forces Hold Snap Alert Drill

E.J. Dionne: The Obama Riddle

Lesbian Drama Triumphs at Cannes as Douglas Wins Nothing

Ecuador tries to fix satellite after space debris crash

Faithful Pit bull saves mother and baby attacked by pepper spray'.

Groups Targeted by I.R.S. Tested Rules on Politics

OMG the dog will eat that baby!!!

Democrats have an uphill battle but they can win it.

Star Athletes Who Served in the Military (from

More pics from Saturday's global 'March Against Monsanto'

Pit bull saves owner from potential attack along Fair Oaks jogging trail

So will this be a hit piece?

Yo Loungers. If you have some time to kill, drop in a post I wrote last night.

Krugman: The Obamacare Shock

Alert on FB from a local animal hospital: "Cocoa Mulch"

Angelina Jolie's Aunt Dies Of Breast Cancer

If at first you don't succeed, FAIL, FAIL again

Animals get skeered too:

GOP Denial Is Destroying The Party And The Nation

Gateway Pundit Issues a Challenge, Then Goes Silent when Met

How Drones With Facial Recognition Technology Will End Anonymity, Everywhere

Welcome to Pit Bull Underground

We've Moved on from the Iraq War – But Iraqis Don't Have that Choice

GOP Kills Veterans Jobs Bill, Grants Themselves a Vacation

"EVERYBODY tells me, 'Please run for president. Please run for president.' " (TRUMP.)

Dog sniffs out grammar A border collie takes command of sentence rules

In the trash can feature within My Account

Experimental vaccine protects against many flu viruses

Will Pitt: Top 100 wealthiest could eradicate poverty four times over.

Wanted: People Willing to Die on Mars, Proposed One-Way Trip to the Red Planet

A couple prayers about/against war from the turn of the last century.

My radio show this week: Obama's Speech, Right to Vote Amendment, GOP Scandal Hypocrisy

Get Apocalyptic: Why Radical is the New Normal

Wow, check out this comment on existing U.S. single-payer system

China Parents Apologize After Netizens Track Down Teenager who Defaced Egyptian Temple

Monday Toon Roundup 1: Memorial Day

Monday Toon Roundup 2: The Rest

Asteroids Galaxy Tour


Rise of the Proto-Fascists

Looks like it's an educate Teabaggers day

IRS Audited Liberal Groups Under President Bush, No Outrage from GOP

U.S. urges garment buyers to stay engaged with Bangladesh

Car bombs hit Baghdad Shi'ite districts, 17 killed

Going to the beach? Don't forget this...

Monday, May 27th. The Memorial Day Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Chinese I.P. theft of wind turbine software goes before Chinese Supreme Court

Border Entry Fee Study Sparks Northern Opposition

Federal safety board backed beefed-up rules for chemicals like ammonium nitrate in 2002

Longtime Tonight Show Drummer Ed Shaughnessy Dead at 84

15yr old Chinese tourist defaces 3,000yr old ancient Egyptian temple with graffiti...

Mental health training for teachers approved

Terry McAuliffe, VA Gubernatorial Candidate, Jumps on "Drill Baby Drill!" Bandwagon

Guess who gets hit with sequestration tomorrow?

Sgt. Pepper or The Dark Side of the Moon?

Is WA working on a ACA Exchange? nm

How do drafted Americans feel about Memorial Day?

Fitness-for-work tests unfair on people with mental health problems, court says

Cambodian workers hurt in Nike factory clash

Americans and Their Military, Drifting Apart


Groups Targeted by I.R.S. Tested Rules on Politics

Papantonio and Seder: Deficit Reduction Exposes Austerity Lies

GOP: "The only moral questions we should be addressing are those of a sexual nature."

Embattled IRS makes debut in House GOP attack ads

On right wing discussion boards, are glaring errors corrected by other posters?

Just finished my annual memorial day garden planting!

I'm checking at county level tomorrow, suspicious election results...

what do dress codes say about girls' bodies?

Rick Perry Vetoes GOP-Backed Disclosure Bill

Eight-term Republican wants Sandy Hook photos off limits.

America’s top Catholic calls for renewed wave of anti-LGBT sentiment

Agonizing face of war:Soldiers with PTSD make disturbing masks to express their feelings of horror

The REAL IRS Scandal: Targeted tiny tea partiers, let Karl Rove off the hook

Papantonio: Big Pharma Using Humans As Guinea Pigs

For those of you addicted to shows like Breaking Bad and House of Cards

It Is Very Quiet In His Little World (About our New Deaf Kitten)

uh, Loouuunnngggee...

Family Feud: psyching out the opposition...

Riots put Sweden's open-door immigration policy in spotlight

Obama's terrorism speech: seeing what you want to see

Even With the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Coverage Remains Unaffordable for Many

4 Washington State bridges with a sufficiency rating of 2 out of 100

Can You Still Win an Election If You’re Against Gay People?

Angel Flight

Robbie Rogers Takes Field, Gets Standing Ovation

Buycott app has been updated for Android!

Chesterfield woman hospitalized after golden retriever attack

Where's that chalk I put in the glove compartment?

Suicidal Teen's Letter Gets Attention of Italy's Parliament

Memorial Day message

Employers Eye Bare-Bones Health Plans Under New Law

Vengeful Badger Causing Problems At UK Girls' School

This Memorial Day I would like to honor my father

Illinois Teacher Under Investigation For Reminding Students Abou 5th Amendment

The Japanese Government Is Denying That Ghosts Exist In The Prime Minister's Mansion

So We Could Be Free

My post about visiting the graves of Union soldiers buried in SC(pics included):

Do you wish to see Mitt Romney & Bain Capital indicted for fraud & corruption?

Report: McCain Meets With Rebel Leader In Syria

Memorial Day 1963

Texas Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Guns In Cars On College Campuses

‘Hot Dog Hooker’ busted after driving wiener truck to hotel encounter

Congressmen Propose The Mother Of All Voting Rights Protections

Cruise ship diverted to Bahamas port after fire

How Eric Holder holds on

The "Good Old Days" have been found. They were hiding in 1970...

Is it OK for a 23 year old to have sex with a 13 or 16 year old after getting her drunk?

So no GoT last night, but did you watch the Liberace thing?

Even farm animal diversity is declining as accelerating species loss threatens humanity

Illinois Teacher Under Investigation For Reminding Students About 5th Amendment

Nicaragua Venezuela Sugar Deal (45,000 tons on State-owned vessels)

Stinky Cheese or no Stinky Cheese ?

Motormouthed right past a milestone! 25,000+

Political intelligence firms set up investor meetings at White House

US spy device 'tested on NZ public'

Climate researchers discover new rhythm for El Niño

First Riders Hit the Streets as Bike Share Program Begins (in New York City)

PA #1 in bad bridges

Justices Agree to Agree, at Least for the Moment

The Joy of Music

No holidays or parades for homeless women veterans

Hackers hit petition site, official says

Fascism Has Come to Roost in America

Chris Hedges - The State of Journalism | University of Western Ontario

Reuters: 100 million to die by 2030 if world fails to act on climate

Colombian government’s agrarian deal with FARC ‘unacceptable’: Uribe

Republican response to "Health Care is a Human Right"

Memorial Day...

Best Iraq/Afghanistan War Movie

Alex Pareene's must-read Salon piece on MSNBC and Morning Joke

What if Kevin had committed statutory rape instead of Kaitlynn?

Is it ok to have sex

“Word Association: When You Hear the Word “Feminism” What Do You Think Of?

On Memorial Day, of all days

I'm an atheist but … I won't try to deconvert anyone

Citi Bike Share Program Launches For Riders With Annual Memberships

Religious-secular divide narrower than believed: Marmur

A Modest Proposal: the Defense of Motherhood Act (Satire)

Davidson College bylaw on religion faces scrutiny

When the Catholic Church decided beavers were fish

Chill breeze of politics stills Australian renewables

Hannah Arendt Biopic Offers Rare Onscreen View of Political Philosophy

Tourist shot user manual

Rob Ford video scandal: Mayor’s two communications aides resign

The Afghanistan War Comes Home to Philadelphia

How to deal with a tea party rally in Chicago

Launch of New York bikeshare program is marred by wage-theft allegations

They say everyone has a look a like or double.....

Women and the Language of Peace Protest


Support the Beer Party.

Venezuela to distribute 2.5mn educational computers in 2013, 2014

O'Donnell needs to school NYT's Confessore on "primary" v. "exclusive"

Very Talented Russian Bear and His Awesome Friend

Venezuela opposition leader: Channel won't air live speeches

On Memorial Day - Thanks For The Support

A Nice Reprieve From War Television..."Rat Patrol" radio on Live365 is pretty much big bands

Austria minister: EU fails to reach deal on Syria

Possible Space Station of the Future

Texas prohibits nearly 70 percent of its counties from having a fire code

Groups Flagged by I.R.S. Tested Political Limits on Tax Status

Adrian Peterson says he’s ‘not with’ gay marriage

Exxon Mobil shareholders to meet amid criticism

Dolphin Assisted Birth Quite Possibly The Worst Idea Ever

Is he kidding?

Dinner on the deck.

Mayor Crack Scandal Now Possibly Tied to Murder

Gaming at work

German railways to test anti-graffiti drones

250 Jobs Coming to Horsham Air Guard Station (drone command center)

We've moved on from the Iraq war – but Iraqis don't have that choice

Years first dip in the pool just a moment ago

Remember when W was president and the wingnuts

EU to move spotlight from austerity to reforms on Wednesday

Any ideas? I bought a small planter at a local yard sale. The 2 of the 3 pots on tray are glued to

Check in if your dad was in The Big One!

Harper's Global Austerity Agenda

A Simpsons Theme Park to Open With a Real-Life Krusty Burger, Moe's Tavern, and More

Life is hazardous to your health!

If all insects on Earth disappeared.............

Some Groups Targeted By IRS May Have Violated Election Law

I know you don't undo jury decisions but

Andrea Tantaros tells her audiance to punch Obama voters on the face....

A good list of studies that show why more people should March Against Monsanto via Washington Blog

High-End Health Plans Scale Back to Avoid 'Cadillac Tax'

"Why Tim DeChristopher Went to Prison for His Protest:", a Must watch!

Is obesity ever a person's fault

Memorial Day

Obamacare Shock: Paul Krugman New York Times

President Obama Tours Oklahoma Storm Damage

Human Rights Watch: Libya: Seize Chance to Protect Women’s Rights

President Obama Lays a Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Pres Obama's Weekly Address: Giving Thanks to Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

Anthony Weiner Hits Mayor Bloomberg on Teacher Contracts

Just a reminder - Hurricane Season 2013 begins on Friday

Pres Obama's Speech Commemorating Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery - VIDEO

Elizabeth Warren at Framingham State University

Examining the Medicaid IG

Out for a First Spin: (New York) City’s Bike Share Program Begins

A homeless man describes his days.

The Only Reason Bang With Friends Exists Is Due To This Flaw On Other Dating Sites

3 documents that can never get posted for ALL to read enough!

Tennis fans out there? BIG upset going on at French Open..................

Philosophy isn't dead yet

Private Banks against Rafael Correa. Stimilus over Austerity.

Breaking on CNN - Brooklyn Bridge shut down - suspicious vehicle n/t

John McCain makes surprise visit to rebel leaders in Syria

The Robert Reich Reality Check All Of Your Friends Need To See

Amazon workers in Germany stage strike

Brooklyn Bridge Closed as Police Investigate Abandoned Vehicle

Ted Cruz backers say he's 'natural born'

EU lifts arms embargo on Syria rebels

News Corp. Was Notified on DOJ's Records Seizures

Pitbull makes sure everyone is having a great time

NIKE factory in Cambodia uses cattle prod on pregnant worker protesting low wages.Worker miscarries.

Can't we all agree on this, at least?

Memorial Day mess: 3 feet of snow falls in upstate New York

Good Lord! I Just Visited the Creation(ism) "Museum" in Kentucky (PIC HEAVY!)

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Every Memorial Day, every Veterans Day the same thought crosses my mind when I see

"Yes means maybe, and maybe means no"

MFM Update live from The No More Fucking Pokes Zone


U.S. Groundwater Consumption Accelerating

Violence & Silence - Everyone should watch this.

my tomatoes, mostly.

YAY! Starself now on YouTube!!!

How can anyone claim the the Tea Party isn't the reminants of The Klan?

Petition to prohibit straight men from driving

Rotate the stock

Lindsey Graham wants first dibs on McCain's office

Steam powered sawmill box factory.

Dating guru Alex Matlock: Sex with women who fear you and push you away might not be much fun

US tax inspector targets Caribbean bank

Police chief vows revenge after officer gunned down for no obvious reason

Medication 'kills 18,000 each year' in France

we got some rain.

Dead Sea scroll fragments to hit the auction block:

Shock as 16-year-old confesses to stabbing classmate who was missing for two months 'just because sh

Big Tobacco Wins, Texas Constitution Loses

Special session called immediately, Dewhurst says